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Coolshield International Pty Ltd Coolshield International Pty Ltd is an innovative, Miami, Queensland based firm dedicated to providing the very highest standard of coatings for roofs and buildings. We invited Executive Director Les Crampton to tell us more and share the secrets behind the firm’s incredible success.

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Established in “Since that time, we have 2000, Coolshield developed more than 14 specialty International is coatings, which provide heat the provider of abatement for all areas of existing BUSINESS the innovative “Solacoat” for new building construction, II and . . ,•.;. application to roofs and walls. Les be they residential, and/or discusses how the firm has grown commercial buildings. Our many over the years to become the clients have come from all over leader in this crucial space. the world, from owners of mobile homes, to large commercial buildings. We provide a ‘one stop shop’ via our web site, we also have real people who take all enquiries via phone contact. We provide all the necessary product information pertaining to preparation, and application of our coatings.” Innovation and dedication are vital to the firm’s success, and as such Les explores how this is interwoven into the company’s mission and how it differentiates them from their competitors.

“Here at Coolshield International, we began with just one product, ‘Solacoat Primers & Topcoats’, and at that time, there was no adopted ASTMS for such coatings anywhere in the world, but over time worldwide adoption of heat reflective coatings has been established, along with adopted testing methodology, and ASTMS.

“At Coolshield International, our mission, is to assist humans, and animals with a quality heat abatement solution, which also assists in lowering energy costs as a result of lower use of air conditioning during those hot summer days. We attempt to achieve this by way of our dedicated distributors in a number of countries, and word of mouth, as the results speak for

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themselves. Awards like this one, also assist us to get our message out to the greater community, as most people around the world, have the same issues when it comes to heat stress. “What sets us apart from our competitors is the fact that we are seen as the leaders in this technology. We utilise the latest technology available in our proprietary formulations. Most of our competitors in this industry use the old technology, which are generally a very thick coating, where our coatings are very thin coatings, which means less material required in coating a surface area, less application time, and being able to use standard application equipment.” Although innovation is what drives the firm, staff are central to its success, therefore Les is eager to emphasise how important they are and express his pride in the firm’s low staff turnover.

“To ensure excellence for our customers and provide support for our staff, at Coolshield International we ensure that our dedicated staff have the best product knowledge we can give, this way, there can

2017 Queensland State Business awards  

Welcome to the 2017 Queensland State Business Awards As the second largest state in Australia, Queensland is home to some of the most influ...

2017 Queensland State Business awards  

Welcome to the 2017 Queensland State Business Awards As the second largest state in Australia, Queensland is home to some of the most influ...